Alexander E (Sandy) MacDonald, FAMS, PhD

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Alexander E MacDonald
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Sandy MacDonald, an active AMS Member, an active Fellow of the AMS, and the AMS President for 2015, is Chief Science Advisor for NOAA's Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research as well as Director of NOAA's largest research facility, the Earth System Research Laboratory in Boulder, Colorado. He is widely published in the fields of atmospheric modeling, statistics, dynamics, and meteorological systems. Dr MacDonald has a PhD degree in meteorology from the University of Utah, served in the United States Air Force after receiving a BS degree in mathematics and physics from Montana State University, and has led a distinguished career with the following elected positions and awards:

Dr MacDonald also holds the patent for Science On a Sphere®, a luminous animated globe installed in more than 100 museums around the world to educate the public about the Earth system and other planets.

2012 AMS Summer Community Meeting
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2011 AMS Summer Community Meeting
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